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    Veteran musician Nimal Mendis passed away

    April 17, 2015

    Renowned composer and musician Nimal Mendis well known as the lyricist and composer of the classic masterpiece 'Master Sir' has passed away. The veteran musician passed away Thursday morning, at the age of 81.

    His body will lie at a private funeral parlour in Colombo from today morning. he final rites will be observed on Saturday, April 18  at the Jawatte Public Cemetery.


    Nimal Mendis revolutionized the local music industry and composed several songs for popular Sri Lankan films, which remain popular even today.


    Nimal Mendis shaped his work by using Sri Lankan folk idiom. He used folk music and mixed them with western overtones.

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